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Publications on Hong Kong, China, and world Englishes

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Books and research reports

Language and society in Hong Kong: The social survey of language in the 1980's. (1999)
Kingsley Bolton and Kang Kwong Luke. Hong Kong: The Social Sciences Research Centre. 312 pp.

Chinese Englishes: A sociolinguistic history. (2003)
Kingsley Bolton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Monograph. 338 pp.

Language use, proficiency and attitudes in Hong Kong. (2015)
John Bacon-Shone, Kingsley Bolton and Kang Kwong Luke. Hong Kong: Social Sciences Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong.

A study on the use of language in the workplace of Hong Kong. (2015)
John Bacon-Shone and Kingsley Bolton. Hong Kong: Social Sciences Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong.

Journal articles and book chapters

Sociolinguistics today: Asia and West. (1992)
Kingsley Bolton. In Sociolinguistics Today: International Perspectives. Edited by Kingsley Bolton and Helen Kwok. London: Routledge. 5-66.

The International Corpus of English in Hong Kong. (1996)
Philip Bolt and Kingsley Bolton. In Comparing English Worldwide: The International Corpus of English. Edited by Sidney Greenbaum. Oxford: Clarendon Press.197-214.

Charting Multilingualism: Language censuses and language surveys in Hong Kong. (1998)
John Bacon-Shone and Kingsley Bolton. Language in Hong Kong at Century's End. Edited by Martha C. Pennington. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 43-90.

Language and hybridization: Pidgin tales from the China coast. (2000)
Kingsley Bolton. Interventions. Volume 2.1, 35-52.

The sociolinguistics of Hong Kong and the space for Hong Kong English. (2002)
Kingsley Bolton. In Kingsley Bolton (ed.) Hong Kong English: Autonomy and Creativity. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 29-55.

Chinese Englishes from Canton jargon to global English. (2002)
Kingsley Bolton. World Englishes. Volume 21.2, 181-199.

Introduction: Interdisciplinary perspectives on English in China. (2002)
Kingsley Bolton and Q. S. Tong. World Englishes. Volume 21.2, 177-180.

Applied linguistics in China. (2006)
Kingsley Bolton and A.S.L. Lam. In Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Edited by Keith Brown. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. 350-356.

Varieties of world Englishes. (2006)
Kingsley Bolton. In The Handbook of World Englishes. Edited by Braj B. Kachru, Yamuna Kachru and Cecil L. Nelson. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. 289-312.

Bilingualism and multilingualism in the HKSAR: Language surveys and Hong Kong's changing linguistic profile. (2008)
John Bacon-Shone and Kingsley Bolton. In Language and Society in Hong Kong. Edited by Kingsley Bolton and Han Yang. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 25-51.

World Englishes today. (2008)
Kingsley Bolton. In The Handbook of World Englishes. Edited by Braj B. Kachru, Yamuna Kachru and Cecil L. Nelson. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. 240-269.

English in Asia, Asian Englishes, and the issue of proficiency (2008)
Kingsley Bolton. English Today. Volume 24.2, 3-12.

'Thank you for calling': Asian Englishes and 'native-like' performance in Asian call centres. (2010)
Kingsley Bolton. In The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. Edited by Andy Kirkpatrick. Abingdon/New York: Routledge. 550-564.

Language policy and planning in Hong Kong: Colonial and post-colonial perspectives. (2011)
Kingsley Bolton. Applied Linguistics Review. Volume 2, 51-73.

Towards developmental world Englishes. (2011)
Kingsley Bolton, David Graddol and Christiane Meierkord. World Englishes. Volume 30.4, 459-480.

English in China today. (2012)
Kingsley Bolton and David Graddol. English Today. 28.3, 3-9.

English as an academic language at a Swedish university: Parallel language use and the 'threat' of English. (2012)
Kingsley Bolton and Maria Kuteva. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Volume 33.5, 429-447.

World Englishes and linguistic landscapes. (2012)
Kingsley Bolton. World Englishes. Volume 31.1, 30-33.

English in contemporary Sweden: Perceptions, policies and narrated practices. (2013)
Kingsley Bolton and Christiane Meierkord. Journal of Sociolinguistics. Volume 17.1, 93-117.

World Englishes and international call centres. (2013)
Kingsley Bolton. World Englishes. Volume 32.4, 495-502.

World Englishes, globalisation, and language worlds. (2013)
Kingsley Bolton. In Of Butterflies and Birds, of Dialects and Genres: Essays in honour of Philip Shaw. Edited by Nils-Lennart Johannesson, Gunnel Melchers, and Beyza Björkman. Stockholm: Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. 227-251.

The dynamics of multilingualism in contemporary Singapore. (2014)
Kingsley Bolton and Bee Chin Ng. World Englishes. Volume 33.3, 307-318.

English in China's universities: Past and present. (2015)
Kingsley Bolton and Werner Botha. World Englishes. Volume 34.2, 190-210.

English in China: A contemporary bibliography. (2015)
Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha and Wei Zhang. World Englishes. Volume 34.2, 282-292.

Researching English in contemporary China. (2015)
Kingsley Bolton and Werner Botha. World Englishes. Volume 34.2. 169-174.

English as a medium of instruction in Singapore higher education. (2017)
Kingsley Bolton and Werner Botha. In English Medium Instruction in Higher Education in Asia-Pacific: From Policy to Pedagogy. Edited by Ben Fenton-Smith, Pamela Humphreys, and Ian Walkinshaw. Cham: Springer. 133-152.

English-medium instruction in Singapore higher education: Policy, realities and challenges. (2017)
Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha and John Bacon-Shone. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 38(10), 913-930.